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Social rehabilitation

Wear a face mask in social and health care services

We recommend that everyone who is 12 years old or older uses a face mask in all social and health care facilities.

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Please note! Social rehabilitation is closed 4–31 July 2022.

Hopeatie 6, 2nd floor, 00440 Helsinki
PO Box 8647, 00099 City of Helsinki
Fax +358 (0)9 3103 2515

Click here to access the social rehabilitation staff page in Finnish

The purpose of social rehabilitation is to support and increase the well-being, life management skills, work ability and functional capacity of clients who participate in work activities.

Customers can contact social rehabilitation personally, or contact can be made by a close relative or friend of the customer, or an employee working with the customer in another service. The services are free of charge for the customers.

Social rehabilitation staff:

  • guide, support and strengthen customers in the rehabilitation process
  • guide customers in the use of social, health care and rehabilitation services and applying for social benefits
  • assess the customers’ work ability, functional capacity and preparedness for working life together with the customer and a supervisor
  • cooperate with parties that refer customers to social rehabilitation as well as other social and health care and rehabilitation services
  • organise group activities that support rehabilitation
  • prepare decisions and plans forcustomers regarding work activities for people with disabilities and activities supporting their access to employment
  • coordinate rehabilitating work with inmates
  • participate in the development of the rehabilitative nature of work activities
  • Click here for more information about training and employment work activities for people with disabilities 


23.06.2022 12:47